The Security Department provides the following security service:

  • Internal and External preventative patrolling of the Hospital,
  • Issuing of Security ID/Swipe Cards,
  • Monitoring alarms – Intruder and Critical,
  • Key control,
  • Providing a lost and found property service,
  • Reporting and investigating all incidents of crime,
  • Monitoring swipe card access,
  • Rapid response on a 24/7 basis to calls for assistance in A/E., Wards and Psychiatric Unit,
  • Cash and personnel escorting,
  • Monitoring and controlling the activities of contractors / building personnel and operating a permit to work system as appropriate,
  • Traffic Management and Regulation,
  • Ensuring compliance with Fire Services Acts. Emergency Legislation and Fire Officers directions,
  • Responding to fire alarms,
  • Advising management and staff on all aspects of security and security related matters,
  • Liasing with the Garda Siochana and other relevant agencies.

This is given practical effect by providing a 24 hour, seven day week security service controlled from a central security control room with two way communication underpinned by a precise set of Standard Operating Procedures applicable to the anticipated duties.

The security service is provided by a contract security company.

The security personnel have undergone training in and are deemed competent in:

  • Control room operational techniques
  • Talk down skills
  • Self defence
  • Traffic management
  • Crisis intervention
Level 2, Main Concourse
(045) 849 618
Hours of Service
  • Mon-Sun
    midnight – 11:59 p.m.